Skip to content

Surgeon Irene Wapnir and her colleagues developed a new technique for creating biological breast implants for women who have undergone a mastectomy.

Surgeon Irene Wapnir and her colleagues developed a new technique for creating biological breast implants for women who have undergone a mastectomy.

Published on

Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.

Stanford researchers discover a gel that, when applied to animal hearts, vastly reduces the formation of adhesions, scar tissue that cause complications.

10-year-old Mathias Dizon fulfilled a promise to sing the national anthem at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center's annual patient and family picnic.

10-year-old Mathias Dizon fulfilled a promise to sing the national anthem at the Stanford Children’s Health Cleft and Craniofacial Center's annual patient and family picnic.

A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.

A thyroid cancer patient has neck surgery that leaves no scar, in a new procedure and a first for Stanford surgeons.

Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.

Millions of people are at risk from inadequate or unreliable lighting during surgery, so a Stanford surgeon is part of a team developing an affordable surgical headlamp.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

Auriel August, a resident in surgery, shares her story about why she decided to become a surgeon and her experience at Stanford.

Published on

Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

Forty years ago, Michael Longaker was a guard on the championship winning Michigan State basketball team. Now, he is a Stanford surgeon.

Published on

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

A Stanford researcher has found that patients with heart failure, even if it's relatively mild, are more likely to die within three months after surgery.

Published on

Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.

Neurosurgery resident Adela Wu comments on the importance of personalizing the informed consent process before a procedure for each patient.

Published on